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News tagged Elpida
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Digitimes Research: Elpida bankruptcy to have long-term negative impact on Taiwan DRAM industry

Mar 5, 16:30

The short-term impact of Elpida Memory's bankruptcy on Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers might be mixed. However, none of the Taiwan companies, which are second-tier suppliers in the global...


DDR3 spot prices top US$1 after Elpida files bankruptcy, says inSpectrum

Mar 3, 11:50

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing earlier last week has boosted spot market prices for DDR3 memory with 2Gb chips topping US$1, according to inSpectrum.

Elpida bankruptcy set to boost DRAM prices and revenues, says IHS

Mar 3, 10:48

Elpida Memory's move to file bankruptcy protection this week will benefit the remaining players in the DRAM market, reducing supply and boosting pricing and revenues in the second...

Accounts receivable at Elpida estimated at NT$2 billion, says PTI

Mar 2, 01:20

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has said that its estimated accounts receivable at Elpida Memory, a major client in bankruptcy proceedings, have been revised...

PTI chair downplays impact of Elpida bankruptcy on company business

Powerchip commits full support to Rexchip

Mar 1, 15:43

Elpida Memory's bankruptcy filing has brought concerns about whether Rexchip Electronics, a 64.7%-held subsidiary of Elpida dedicated to manufacturing DRAM memory, would be able to...

Powerchip chair says company will support Rexchip

Taiwan reiterates call for cooperation among non-Korean DRAM firms

Feb 29, 16:37

The Taiwan government has reiterated its push for some form of cooperation among US, Japan- and Taiwan-based DRAM chipmakers, according to Tu Chi-chun, director general of the Industrial...

Rexchip says it will revise sales model with Elpida

Feb 29, 14:48

Rexchip Electronics, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, has stated that the firm will pursue a new sales model with the parent company, which has filed...

Rexchip seeking new sales model with Elpida to maintain steady cash flow

Taiwan makers bracing for Elpida bad debts

Feb 29, 14:03

Japan-based memory chipmaker Elpida Memory, which filed for bankruptcy protection on February 27 to restructure its debts and capital structure, might end up struggling to pay off...

Elpida files for bankruptcy protection

Elpida to issue new shares after capital cut

Feb 24, 11:55

Elpida Memory's board of directors has approved plans to downsize the company's paid-in capital by 63.5%, and then raise money by issuing up to 803 million new shares, according to...

Elpida rumored to be resuming tie-up talks with Toshiba

Feb 16, 15:49

Elpida Memory may be resuming talks with Toshiba about integrating business operations, which has been pushed by the Japan government, according to industry sources. Terms set for...

Possible Micron-Elpida merger could rock DRAM market to its core, says IHS

Feb 16, 11:42

A possible merger between US firm Micron Technology and Japan's Elpida Memories has the potential to dramatically redraw the competitive landscape of the DRAM space, yielding a new...

Uncertainty over Elpida debt talks arises

Feb 15, 11:26

Japan-based memory chip vendor Elpida Memory, which is struggling to repay its debts due by early April, has issued a statement disclosing uncertainty about the company's ability...

Elpida president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto

Elpida dismisses reports it plans to sell Hiroshima plant

Feb 9, 01:00

Elpida Memory has dismissed a Nikkei report that the Japan-based memory chipmaker is looking to sell its plant in Hiroshima.

Rexchip posts revenue growth in January

Feb 6, 14:34

Rexchip Electronics, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, has reported revenues for January 2012 grew 35.1% sequentially and 7.4% from a year ago to NT$2.31...

Elpida posts larger loss in fiscal 3Q11

Feb 3, 01:00

Elpida Memory has reported net losses of JPY42.1 billion (US$553 million) for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2011 compared to losses of JPY29.6 billion a year ago. Consolidated...

Possible versions to fix Elpida debt repayment crunch

Jan 31, 15:26

Japan-based memory chipmaker Elpida Memory reportedly is struggling to repay its debts due by early April, and therefore is exploring various options to raise funds in time. Industry...

Micron to buy US$500 million worth of Elpida shares, says report

Newswatch - Jan 30, 11:29

Micron Technology reportedly will spend at least US$500 million to buy a stake in Japan rival Elpida Memory, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

Elpida develops resistance RAM prototype

Jan 30, 11:20

Elpida Memory has announced that the company has developed its first-ever high-speed non-volatile resistance memory (ReRAM) prototype, jointly with Japan's New Energy and Industrial...

Nanya welcomes cooperation with Elpida

Jan 17, 01:25

Nanya Technology will not exclude the possibility of discussing with Japan's Elpida Memory and its existing partner Micron Technology about a potential tie-up, according to company...

Elpida, Toshiba reportedly in integration talks

Jan 3, 01:05

Rumors spread recently that memory chipmakers Elpida Memory and Toshiba are in talks to integrate business operations, with the Japan government playing a key role in making it happen...

PTI reportedly has no plans to financially support Elpida

Dec 30, 01:05

Elpida Memory, which reportedly is seeking an extension on its public fund repayment, may not be able to gain financial support from Powertech Technology (PTI) as the Taiwan-based...

Elpida starts sample shipments of 4Gb mobile RAM

Dec 29, 01:00

Elpida Memory announced December 28 the company has begun sample shipments of 4Gb wide IO mobile RAM and 4Gb DDR3 mobile RAM (LPDDR3) chips targeted at smartphone and tablet PC applications,...

Nanya claims no knowledge of reported tie-up with Elpida

Dec 22, 15:21

Nanya Technology on December 22 dismissed a recent report that claimed the company would be engaged in talks with Elpida Memory on a potential tie-up. Nanya said it was not aware...

Rexchip executives to take 10% pay cut

Stockwatch - Dec 22, 13:47

Rexchip Electronics, a DRAM-manufacturing subsidiary of Elpida Memory, will cut the salaries of top managers and executives by 10%, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock...

SMIC settles legal disputes with Elpida

Dec 9, 11:41

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, announced on December 9 that it has reached a settlement with Japan's Elpida Memory.

Nanya to sign with Intellectual Ventures for lawsuit war against Elpida

Nov 30, 11:42

DRAM maker Nanya Technology is looking to sign with Intellectual Ventures (IV) for assistance in DRAM patents to enhance its defensive strength in its patent infringement lawsuit...

Kingston reportedly to help Elpida, Toshiba digest inventory

Nov 28, 12:02

Kingston Technology reportedly will give a hand to its upstream chip providers Elpida Memory and Toshiba, both of which are struggling with excessive inventory. The dedicated memory...


Walton to buy stake in Elpida subsidiary

Nov 28, 10:34

Elpida Memory has announced that Taiwan-based Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services mainly for DRAM products, has agreed to make a JPY3.75 billion...

Elpida develops 1600Mbps 4Gb LPDDR3

Nov 24, 15:57

Elpida Memory has developed an advanced 30nm process 4Gb DDR3 mobile RAM (LPDDR3), according to the company. The new chip can achieve a high-speed data transfer rate of 1600Mbps at...

Nanya files ITC complaint against Elpida

Nov 22, 11:14

Nanya Technology has filed a complaint against rival Elpida Memory with the International Trade Commission, asking the agency to bar the US imports of Elpida's DRAM chips that infringe...

Elpida lodges patent infringement complaint against Nanya

Nov 17, 01:40

Elpida Memory has announced two filings of a complaint in two countries against Nanya Technology for patent infringement.

Elpida mulling another production cutback, report says

Newswatch - Nov 16, 10:45

Japan's Elpida Memory is considering undertaking another capacity-cut strategy for its commodity DRAM production, aimed at curbing further price drops, Taiwan-based online media MoneyDJ...

Elpida announces organizational, personnel changes

Nov 15, 11:48

Elpida Memory has merged its sales office and technical marketing group into one unit named the "Sales & Marketing Office," according to the company. Meanwhile, Yasushi...

Some semiconductor firms to have extreme results in 2011, says IC insights

Nov 8, 10:59

Although low single-digit growth is forecast for the total semiconductor market this year, there are several companies expected to register results that are quite different, IC Insights...

Elpida swings to loss in fiscal 2Q11

Oct 27, 16:58

Japan's Elpida Memory swung to operating losses in the second quarter of its fiscal 2011 from profits a year ago, as sluggish growth in PC shipments led to a worsening of the supply-demand...

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